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Craftsy Named Official Honoree in the Webby Awards!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

We're so proud to announce Craftsy was named an Official Honoree in the 18th Annual Webby Awards! We received Honoree-status in three categories, including recognition for the mobile app and online videos! Read more

Learn It! 7 New Craftsy Classes to Inspire Your Creativity

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Embroidery, Fine Art, Knitting, Photography, Sewing | Comments

You know that feeling, the sense of accomplishment you get when you master a new skill or finish a challenging project? Well, get ready to experience it again! We’re bring you seven fantastic new classes that will build your skills and elevate your technique. Check them out, you’re sure to learn something new! Read more

Drawing the Human Body: 5 Tips for Drawing the Torso

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Fine Art | Comments

As an artist, it helps to know the major muscles groups and bones muscles that are visible on an average model, but you don't need to take an anatomy class before mastering drawing this part of the body. With a few helpful tips, you can get it right without memorizing a single flashcard. Read more

First Friday Fine Art Gallery: Facial Features

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Fine Art | Comments

Each and every feature of the face -- the eyes and eyebrows, mouth, even the nose and forehead -- help to tell a person's story. For this First Friday in April, we'd like to draw attention to work that so eloquently captures human facial expression. Read more

Meet Luis Angel, Craftsy’s Member of the Month for April

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

It is not every day you see a psychology professor taking strides to become a fashion designer. So, we knew we had to chat with Luis Angel the minute we found him. And, we are so glad we did. We are so impressed with not only his talent and passion but also the way he inspires. We can't wait for you to meet, Luis Angel, too. Read more

Drawing Fabric: 4 Fashion Illustration Tips for Artists and Fashion Designers

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Fine Art, Sewing | Comments

Whether you are an art student or a fashion designer, learning to draw fabric in a convincing way is an important skill. Check out these drawing fashion illustration tips and learn how to create fashion designs rendered in stunning realism. Best of all, these tips aren't just for fashion, you can apply them to just about anything you are drawing. Read on for more! Read more